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Janet Chai Pei Ying

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Tel :+603 2055 3915
Fax :+603 2055 3880

Email : janetchai@chooi.com.my

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Practice Areas :
Dispute Resolution, Construction, Energy, Infrastructure & Projects

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Janet Chai deals with a wide range of commercial disputes, ranging from contractual disputes involving conspiracy and fraud issues enforcement of securities and company law related issues to land disputes.

Janet also deals with construction and engineering disputes, and is an accredited adjudicator with the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration.

Other Experience
  • Serves as a member of the Bar Council’s Legal Profession Committee (since 2015).
  • Served on the Bar Council’s Publications Committee (2010 - 2014), Professional Standards and Development Committee (2010 - 2012), Organising Committees of the International Malaysia Law Conference (2007, 2012, 2014) and the Annual Malaysia/Singapore Bench & Bar Games & Quadrangular Games (2014 ).
  • Served the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee (KLBC) as a committee member (co-opted member) in 2009, chaired KLBC’s Social Arts & Culture Committee (2009), as a member of the KLBC’s National Young Lawyers Committee (2008 - 2010) and Sports and Recreation Committee of the Kuala Lumpur Bar (2013 – 2014).
Qualifications
    2003
  • University of Sheffield, England
    Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
  • 2004
  • Utter Barrister, The Honourable Society of Middle Temple
    Called to the Bar of England and Wales in July 2004
  • 2006
  • Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court in Malaya
    admitted on 10 February 2006
  • 2014
  • Panel Adjudicator of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration
Awards and citations
  • Asialaw Profiles –2015 and 2014 editions
    Recommended Individual
  • Asia Pacific Legal 500 – 2017 and 2016 editions
    Leading Individual in the field of Dispute Resolution
  • Asia Pacific Legal 500 – 2016 and 2014 editions
    Recommended Lawyer in the field of Dispute Resolution
  • Asialaw Leading Lawyers – 2014 edition
    Rising Star
  • Asialaw Leading Lawyers – 2012 edition
    Leading Lawyer in the field of Dispute Resolution
  • Chambers Asia Pacific – 2017 edition
    Recognised Practitioner in the field of Dispute Resolution